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Show Gardens

Sixty years ago, Walker’s Nurseries were opened on land which had once been a quarry. Centuries before, there is archeological evidence that the Romans had settled here, and a Roman road actually  ran through the grounds of the new Show Garden! The Garden was developed  by Graham Bodle, the grandson of the original founder of Walker’s Nurseries. The new Show Gardens opened in 2008, covering eight acres of rural countryside, with views of the Water Garden, the Woodland Trail, the Gatehouse and the Stone Circle.

This new Show Garden is an extension of the original stock garden which was planted by Lawrence Walker and is now over 40 years old. Back then, Lawrence specialised in roses, pines and conifers, and over the years won many awards at all the leading flower shows -including a Gold at Chelsea! Graham has followed in his grandfather’s muddy footsteps by exhibiting at the RHS Tatton Park and Chelsea Flower Shows, winning a Gold Medal at Tatton Park in 2008. The medal was awarded for his creation of The Sculptor’s Garden.

Please have a look at our gallery page for monthly photos of our stunning show gardens.


  1. Dave Wright Says:

    HI Good Evening,

    Can you let me know if you allow dogs to visit the gardens.



    March 14th, 2015 at 11:15 pm
  2. Sarah Says:

    Good afternoon, Yes dogs are allowed into the gardens. Kind regards

    March 17th, 2015 at 1:50 pm
  3. Lee Says:

    The show gardens are wonderful; immaculately maintained.

    March 13th, 2016 at 7:27 pm

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